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DCE13B0735B1BC29872587EB005F946B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1134

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date Feb 16, 2022      
Location HCR 0112



HB22-1134 - Postponed Indefinitely


10:24:01 AM  
Representative Titone,
bill sponsor, introduced House Bill 22-1134, Measures to Reduce Use Single-Use
Meal Accessories.  The bill prohibits, with certain exemptions, retail
food establishments and third-party food delivery service providers from
providing single-use food serviceware and condiments unless requested by
a customer beginning January 1, 2023.



Representative Titone provided a handout (Attachment D) and Amendments
L.001 and L.002 (Attachments E and F).
10:33:24 AM  
Representative Titone responded to questions from the committee.
10:36:27 AM  
Masaru Torito, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

Mollie Steinemann, representing the Colorado Restaurant Association, testified in a neutral position on the bill.

This panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.

10:46:19 AM  
Sheila Morovati, representing Habits of Waste, testified in support of the bill.

Ryan Call, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

Danny Katz, representing the Colorado Public Interest Research Group (CoPIRG), testified in support of the bill.

Angelique Espinoza, representing Good Business Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

The prior panel of witnesses responded to questions from the committee.

10:58:09 AM  
Dr. Jan Douglas, representing the Colorado Sierra Club, testified in support of the bill.

Rex Wilmouth, representing Environment Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

Randy Moorman, representing Eco-Cycle and Recycle Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

11:06:13 AM  
Jan Rose, representing the Colorado Coalition for a Livable Climate (CCLC), testified in support of the bill.

Carol Sorensen, representing the Lone Tree Sustainability Team, testified in support of the bill.

Madhvi Chittoor, representing Madhvi4EcoEthics, testified in support of the bill.

11:15:00 AM  
A group of students testified in support of the bill.
11:19:14 AM  
Jacob Smith, representing
Colorado Communities for Climate Action, testified in support of the bill.



Terence Rogers, representing Good Business Colorado, testified in support
of the bill.



Gabrielle DeLisi Zoller, representing herself, testified in support of
the bill.



Jamie Harkins, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
11:28:24 AM  
Ron Bennett, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.

Lindsay Stovall, representing American Chemistry Council, testified in support of the bill.

Rachel Setzke, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

11:34:02 AM  
Jennalee Battson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Kyoko Okada, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

Ellen Buckley, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

11:41:48 AM  
Dean Valdez, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
11:41:49 AM  
Additional written
testimony that was submitted to the committee for consideration is provided
as Attachment G.
11:47:33 AM  
The committee took a brief recess.
11:50:44 AM  
The committee reconvened.
11:51:21 AM  
The committee discussed
the proposed amendments.


11:52:22 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Snyder
Seconded Amabile
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Mullica
Pelton
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:53:21 AM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions regarding Amendment L.002.


11:54:40 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Snyder
Seconded Amabile
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Mullica
Pelton
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Beber
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:54:42 AM  
The bill sponsor made closing remarks on the bill and asked to have the bill postponed indefinitely.
11:56:06 AM  
Committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


11:57:48 AM
Motion Postpone House Bill 22-1134 indefinitely.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Van Winkle
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Mullica Yes
Pelton Yes
Ricks Yes
Sandridge Yes
Snyder Yes
Van Beber Yes
Van Winkle Yes
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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